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We use the ‘Flesch–Kincaid Grade Level Formula’ to present scores as per US grade level. See all the grade levels here. Following articles, stories and features are appropriate for people at reading level of Grade 2 (Age 7-8 years). More information about Flesch–Kincaid readability tests can be found here.


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The Puppy that wanted to Play

The Puppy that wanted to Play

Bruno, the little, brown puppy wanted to play! He needed a friend. “Come play with me!” said Bruno to the white cow. “No! No! No!” replied the white cow, shaking her head. “I have work to do. I have to give milk for Tinnu and Minnu. Milk for their family, too. Go away. I have WORK to do! MOOOOOOOOO!” The Puppy that wanted to Play [Illustrations by Shiju George] Bruno went to the brown cock....

King of the Birds

King of the Birds

The birds of the jungle had no king. It was a real embarrassment for them since everyone else in the jungle had kings. A king is someone who heads the flock and decides every thing for them. All the birds decided they too needed a king. The called a meeting to resolve the problem. But who will be the king? The Mynah had an idea. “Let the bird who can fly the highest be made king of the air,” she said....

The Three Pals

The Three Pals

Oops, Oh and OK were pals. One day, Oops got visitors – uncle Silly and cousin Funny. Uncle Silly said, “What about some ice creams?” Oops said “Oops!” Oh said “oh!” and uncle Silly thought they didn’t want ice cream. He said. “We won’t go”. Cousin Funny said “I’ll screammmmm!!!” so they all went for ice creams. His name should be Punny not Funny, no? Oops, Oh and OK dropped ice cream all over their shorts and T-shirts....

The Eagle’s Tale

The Eagle’s Tale

Did you hear the wind sigh As it brushed past the neem tree high? The wind met an eagle ready to cry What’s the matter? Smile – at least try. Said the wind to the eagle I’ve hurt my wings, I can’t fly That’s why I’m ready to cry The Eagle’s Tale [Illustration by Shinod AP] Said the eagle to the wind Is that all? What are we here for Said the neem and the wind with a...

Flying Turtle

Flying Turtle

There was a large pond in the middle of a jungle. All kinds of animals came to drink water from it. A small turtle had been living by the pond for many years. And he had become good friends with two cranes who lived there too. They used to play together, and tell each other stories. The cranes would fly to far away lands and when they returned to the pond, they would tell the turtle stories about all that they saw....

The Song of the Bee

The Song of the Bee

Buzz! buzz! buzz! This is the song of the bee. His legs are yellow; A jolly, good fellow, And yet a great worker is he. In days that are sunny He’s getting his honey, In days that are cloudy He’s making his wax: On pinks and on lilies, And gay daffodillies, And columbine blossoms, He levies a tax! The Song of the Bee [Illustration by Aneesh Jaisinghani] Buzz! buzz! buzz! The sweet-smelling clover,...

The Red Flower

RED FLOWER: Hello friends. I am Red Flower. I live here in these fields. All the trees, animals, birds, clouds, winds and the sun are my friends. But my best friend is Sun. It is morning now and time for him to come. (Morning comes.) SUN: Hello Red Flower. I bring a good morning to you. Did my sister Night give you any good dreams in your sleep? RED FLOWER: Yes, more than you dear Sun....

The Naughty Baby Monkey

The Naughty Baby Monkey

A mama and a baby monkey Lived high up on a mango tree The mama was kind But the baby’s mind.. Dear! Oh Dear! Oh! Dear, Dear Me. One bright sunny day The baby monkey ran away. The mama despaired Scratched all her hair Dear! Oh Dear! Oh! Dear, Dear Me The Naughty Baby Monkey [Illustration by Anup Singh] The mama searched the forest through Everywhere for baby Babloo. Near the forest edge,...

Follow the Leader

Chimpoo has a balloon. It is a BIG balloon! It is a BIG, RED balloon! It is a BIG, RED, ROUND balloon! Chimpoo has a LITTLE dog. His name is Chutku. Chutku loves Chimpoo. Chutku loves to PLAY with Chimpoo. There is a BIG, BLACK cat! Chutku does not like the cat! There is a TINY, GREY mouse. The BIG, BLACK cat does not like the TINY, GREY mouse! Follow the Leader [Illustrations by Shiju George] Cat loves Chimpoo....

A Roaring Shame

A Roaring Shame

Once upon a jungle In a land not far away There was an awful bungle In a den where lions lay. There were two mighty lions… I’ve made a mistake there… One was a mighty lioness, Now, that’s being right and fair. These two awesome beasties Were parents fond and proud Of a litter of loitering lion cubs That called out clear and loud. A Roaring Shame [Illustration by Paramita Kar] The lion cubs, they grew on,...

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